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George R [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, March 31, 2012
10 years ago10,450 views

Google Maps 8 bit for NES
http://google-latlong.blogspot.fr/2012/03/begin-your-quest-with-google-maps-8-bit.html
http://goo%2Egl/i4onu
www.youtube.com/googlemaps
http://cdn.thenextweb.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/03/Screen-Shot-2012-03-31-at-8.17.25-AM-520x352.jpg
screen shot from thenextweb
higher res: cdn.thenextweb.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/03/Screen-Shot-2012-03-31-at-8.17.25-AM.jpg

Gmail motion
http://mail.google.com/mail/help/motion.html

other coverage:
http://thenextweb.com/google/2012/03/31/googles-first-april-fool-this-year-is-brilliant-maps-8-bit-for-the-nintendo-entertainment-system/?awesm=tnw.to_1Ds2i&utm_campaign=social%20media&utm_medium=Spreadus&utm_source=Twitter&utm_content=Google%27s%20first%20April%20Fool%20this%20year%20is%20brilliant:%20%27Maps%208-bit%27%20for%20the%20NES
http://inagist.com/all/186180702507765760/
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57407545-71/googles-hilarious-april-fools-maps-launch/
http://mashable.com/2012/03/31/google-maps-8-bit/

George R [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #


gooDOTgl/i4onu redirects to http://maps.google.com/?t=8&utm_campaign=8bit&utm_source=yt

abeens [PersonRank 0]

10 years ago #

ye, Google Japan with 8 bit Google Map, Google Australia with Street Roo,
and could be Google Analytics with music (piano/sitar) in its dashboard report, http://abeeng.blogspot.com.au/2012/04/piano-and-sitar-in-google-analytics.html

Grega M. [PersonRank 1]

10 years ago #

And Brin leaving...
http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/01/googles-sergey-brin-to-retire-im-really-into-blues-guitar/

George R [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Google Search page:
"Driving change: get up to speed on our winning new partnership"
links to Google racing http://www.google.com/racing/

George R [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Google really advanced search
http://www.google.com/js/reallyadvanced.html

Google GoRo (for rotary phones)
http://www.googlemobileads.blogspot.com/2012/03/goro-with-google.html

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http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/01/april-fools-2012/

justinf [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

streetview is also 8-bit – when in the 8-bit maps , just drag the nintendo like character where pegman usually is

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2165162/Google-April-Fools-Day-Pranks-2012-8-Bit-Maps-Chrome-Multitask-Mode-More

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